UK HealthCare / UKHC-COVID 19 Information

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LEXINGTON, KY (March 10, 2020) - The Office of UK HealthCare is reporting that HealthCare hospitals, clinics and offices are operating as usual.

We are in flu season, so we ask you to wear a mask if you are sick. We treat sick people and have procedures in place for a safe environment of care. If you have typical cold symptoms and do not have a fever, it is in your best interest to remain at home instead of coming into a healthcare facility.

Symptoms of COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019, include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Sore throat

Many of the symptoms of COVID-19 are similar to those of influenza. Call your health care provider and discuss your symptoms. Stay home and self-isolate if possible.

If you feel sick with fever, cough and have difficulty breathing AND you have been in contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19 or have traveled to one of the high-risk areas, make sure your health care provider knows.

For more information: State COVID-19 Hotline: 1-800-722-5725 Updates: www.kycovid19.ky.gov 


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